My name is Ho-Choong Chang, and I am delighted to join the Tender Care Pediatrics Staff. I am looking forward to working with you to provide your family the best pediatric care possible. Please allow me to introduce myself:
Prior to my joining Tender Care Pediatrics, I had the pleasure of working for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia through its Connection at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point, NJ. Delivering a wide range of inpatient care to newborns as well as adolescents, I worked as a pediatric hospitalist for three and a half years.
My education has taken me to both coasts of the United States. I enjoyed my time at Yale College in New Haven, CT, where I received a B.S. in psychobiology, magna cum laude. After college, I decided to join a national teacher corps called Teach For America, which placed teachers in areas of teacher shortage. I ended up in Brooklyn, NY, where I taught 8th Grade Earth Science for two years. Baltimore, MD was my next destination, where I attended The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. I then moved to Seattle, WA, where I completed a Pediatrics Internship and Residency at the University of Washington, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.
Following our residency training, my wife and I decided to return to the east coast to be closer to our families. I grew up just outside of Allentown, PA, and my family continues to live in the area. My wife, Magna, is a pediatrician working for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. We have a 14-year-old son, Sebastian, and a 12-year-old daughter, Supriya.
Over the years, I have gotten to know "Dr. Padma" very well both as a colleague and as my own children's pediatrician. I believe that our pediatric philosophies are both similar and complementary to one another.
As such, we look forward to meeting your family's pediatric needs with care of the highest quality, consistency, and caring. I feel, as does Dr. Padma and the rest of the Tender Care Pediatrics staff, that each patient is another son or daughter in the Tender Care Pediatrics Family.
Thank you and I look forward to seeing you soon at our new office.